Sawhorse Advisory #31 – End of Daylight Saving Time Can Be Deadly

Sawhorse Advisory #31 – End of Daylight Saving Time Can Be Deadly

Early next Sunday morning most of those in the United States will turn their clocks back one hour for the end of Daylight Saving Time. Most of us think: “Fantastic! I get another hour of sleep”; and yes you will. However, there is a huge difference between the “society clock” and the “biological clock” we all work from. During such time changes there is statistically an increase in safety incidents.

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Sawhorse Advisory #30 – Tree Stand Safety

Sawhorse Advisory #30 – Tree Stand Safety

Though commonly used by deer hunters everywhere, tree stands often are improperly installed. As a result, they are considered the leading cause of hunting-related incidents.

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Sawhorse Advisory #29 – Make an Emergency Plan

Sawhorse Advisory #29 – Make an Emergency Plan

Make a plan today. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area. Know how you’ll contact one another and reconnect if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find.

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Sawhorse Advisory #28 – “Folklore Remedies” Put You at Greater Risk for Dangerous Diseases

Sawhorse Advisory #28 – “Folklore Remedies” Put You at Greater Risk for Dangerous Diseases

Scientists already predict Lyme disease to surge this year, but a viral tick “trick” could put people even more at risk.

The popular Facebook video advises dousing the parasites in peppermint oil, causing them to float up and away from the skin. “Death to ticks!!” the caption exclaims. Almost a half million viewers have since shared the post, recommending it to their friends and family.

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Sawhorse Advisory: Best to Leave Fireworks to the Experts

Sawhorse Advisory: Best to Leave Fireworks to the Experts

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July. In 2016, at least four people died and about 11,100 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. And while the majority of these incidents were due to amateurs attempting to use professional-grade, homemade or other illegal fireworks or explosives, thousands were from less...

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National Steel City receives Triangle Safety Award

National Steel City (NSC), Plymouth, Mich., a structural/mechanical erector to the power industry, has been awarded its second Triangle Safety Award…

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